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Charity only works when smart, innovative, compassionate people in the field are supported from home. The World of Children Award raises money and visibility for change makers, people doing the real work. We are a conduit for funding and resources only; all of our operating costs are covered by our generous board of governors.
The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest!
I believe that if creative people are open and generous enough when working with each other, a lot more can be learned and achieved by both parties. That's what it's all about, trying to produce the best work possible on any given project.
The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.
Men are likely to be quite generous, especially financially.
I came not to your glorious shores to enjoy a happy rest - I came not to gather triumphs of personal distinction, but as a humble petitioner, in my country's name, as its freely chosen constitutional leader, to entreat your generous aid.
People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault.
Sydney J. Harris
I don't think I've ever met any single person who has been vulgar. But you know, you learn along the way that some people are going to be very generous, and other people... It's just not innate within them. Sometimes I think you just have to decide if you're going to stand up and get on with it or if you're going to be crushed and threatened.
After having won a scepter, few are so generous as to disdain the pleasures of ruling.
I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
The Russians are extreme people: they are generous but crazy at the same time. They always have something to say, and I really like that.
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous in another to accept.
Actors have an innate sense of self and humanity, the good ones do, and of being generous of heart and generous of spirit.
I'm shrewd about money; I invest well and look after it. But it's in my nature to be generous. I look after people.
For generations, Americans who aren't rich have been generous and admiring of their wealthy compatriots - want a country where people who work hard can succeed, where the same rules apply to everyone. They expect to have their own shot at getting rich. But increasingly, they are seeing that the game is rigged.
Dee Dee Myers
I have some tremendous, tremendously loving, generous friends all over the world.
But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating.
Steak and its accompaniments - wine, vegetables, potatoes and generous desserts - is a primal source of pleasure to which many people can relate.
They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity.
I'm still an English professor at Rice University here in Houston. They've been very generous in letting me on a very long leash to just work on 'The Passage' and its sequels.
Angelina Jolie is just an extremely talented, generous, nice person to be around and to work with.
Not surprisingly, most people feel most beautiful when they are involved in an act of service, or are doing something that makes them feel generous, connected, or seen by others.
For much of the latter part of the 20th century, Australia seemed to be opening up to something large and good. It believed itself a generous country, the land of the 'fair go.'
As with the onset of sudden celebrity, for the newly rich, the world often becomes a darker, narrower, less generous place; a paradox that elicits scant sympathy, but is nonetheless true.
I try really hard to give my kids as much independence as I can, caring mostly about their character: Are they kind? Generous? Do they work hard?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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